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Table 1. Definitions of comorbidities included in the HCT-CI

Comorbidity

Definitions of comorbidities included in the new HCT-CI

HCT-CI weighted scores

Arrhythmia

Atrial fibrillation or flutter, sick sinus syndrome, or ventricular arrhythmias

1

Cardiac

Coronary artery disease*, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, or EF ≤ 50%

1

Inflammatory bowel disease

Crohns disease or ulcerative colitis

1

Diabetes

Requiring treatment with insulin or oral hypoglycemics but not diet alone

1

Cerebrovascular disease

Transient ischemic attack or cerebrovascular accident

1

Psychiatric disturbance

Depression or anxiety requiring psychiatric consult or treatment

1

Hepatic, mild

Chronic hepatitis, bilirubin > ULN to 1.5 x ULN, or AST/ALT > ULN to 2.5 x ULN

1

Obesity

Patients with a body mass index > 35 kg/m2

1

Infection

Requiring continuation of antimicrobial treatment after day 0

1

Rheumatologic

SLE, RA, polymyositis, mixed CTD, or polymyalgia rheumatica

2

Peptic ulcer

Requiring treatment

2

Moderate/severe renal

Serum creatinine > 2 mg/dL, on dialysis, or prior renal transplantation

2

Moderate pulmonary

DLco and/or FEV1 66%-80% or dyspnea on slight activity

2

Prior solid tumor

Treated at any time point in the patient's past history, excluding nonmelanoma skin cancer

3

Heart valve disease

Except mitral valve prolapse

3

Severe pulmonary

DLco and/or FEV1 ≤ 65% or dyspnea at rest or requiring oxygen

3

Moderate/severe hepatic

Liver cirrhosis, bilirubin > 1.5 x ULN, or AST/ALT > 2.5 x ULN

3

*One or more vessel-coronary artery stenosis requiring medical treatment, stent, or bypass graft.

About this Canterbury DHB document (15214):

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Sean Macpherson (see Who's Who)

Issue Date:

January 2019

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January 2022

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Topic Code: 15214